Maple Pecan Twist

Maple Pecan Twist
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2 Reviews
This quick pecan pastry is filled with a sweet nut mixture and has a maple-flavored glaze.
30 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
15 twists

Ingredients

Filling

1 1/3 cups
finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup
maple syrup
3 tablespoons
firmly packed brown sugar

Dough

2 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons
sugar
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter
1 cup
sour cream
1/4 cup
milk
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Glaze

1 cup
powdered sugar
1 tablespoon
maple syrup
3 to 4 teaspoons
milk

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450°F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. Combine all filling ingredients in bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in another bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Whisk sour cream, 1/4 cup milk and egg together in another bowl until smooth. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture just until dough forms.
  5. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 12 to 15 times. Roll out dough, on prepared baking sheet into 15x12-inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter; sprinkle filling over half the length of dough to within 1 inch of edges. Fold dough over filling; cut dough into 15 (1-inch) strips. Twist strips about three times; press ends onto sheet.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet; remove to cooling rack.
  7. Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl; mix well. Drizzle over twists.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 twist)

Calories
315
Cholesterol
40mg
Carbohydrates
36g
Protein
4g
Fat
18g
Sodium
240mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

My husband and I just made this and it was lovely. We made it exactly to the recipe, the only thing we will change next time will be to add a Tb or two of extra maple syrup into the filling. Other than that it was wonderful. Definitely something to try if you are interested

Rating

I will make this again..Very good and it didn't take all day to make...Kids love it!

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